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Studies

SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2012 /1

Publication

Author(s):
SASAS,
Title:
South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) website
Source:
Human Sciences Research Council

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2012
Survey name:
SA-SAS 2012_2
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2518
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole?
10  completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0   completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.4%,   2: 2.2%,   3: 5%,   4: 8.4%,   5: 8.2%,   6: 20.8%,   7: 11.6%,   8: 13%,   9: 13.5%,   10: 5.7%,   11: 8.1%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.76 5.76
SD:
2.51 2.51